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~ There’s no room for hurt feelings ~

Dad informs me daily that we are trillionaires. Punctuated with a raised fist in the air, he declares, “We are the richest family in the world!” 756 more words

A Caregiver Is....

Four years ago today, April 13, 2013, I began a journey that I never anticipated  that I would be on – the journey of caregiving. 863 more words


Hope for the Terminally Ill: A New Tent for Eternity

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. 414 more words

Spiritual Encouragement

Her Story: A Caregiver's Heart

By Guest Blogger Cassandra Savage

Recently I assumed a role I thought no longer fit me, since my two sons are old enough to feed and nurture themselves: I became a caregiver. 577 more words

Her Story

Telling Our Stories

On a Marengo Saskatchewan morning in 1925 my great-grandmother made a grisly discovery. She woke her 22-year-old son with the words, “Come see what your father has done.” 1,076 more words


Caregiving: Imperfections and Opportunities by Bob Ritzema

Caregiving: Imperfections and Opportunities by Bob Ritzema

I recently read an article by Next Avenue writer Chris Hewitt about Bob Morris’ book Bobby Wonderful: An Imperfect Son Buries His Parents. 638 more words

Quality Of Life

What I'm Holding Onto

My third period class got me thinking about my dad today; I can’t express how relieved I am that he did not live to see this last election cycle. 389 more words

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